News across Spain

Star gazers will tonight look towards the heavens as a partial lunar eclipse is to take place across the country. The moon will darken with parts of it being obscured as it slips into the Earth’s shadow. The eclipse will obscure 65% of the lunar surface. The eclipse will be visible to all from sunfall […]

Talks between PSOE and Podemos have collapsed after weeks of negotiations, after acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called an end to discussions. Three months after PSOE won the biggest share of votes in April’s general election, Sanchez said talks with left-wing party Podemos were over, accusing its leader Pablo Iglesias of acting in bad faith. […]

Three scientists who were researching a cave network in Cantabria have been rescued after being trapped underground since Saturday. Emergency services were alerted after the three women did not return to the surface at their expected time, and a search effort began on Sunday afternoon. They were located in the early hours of Monday morning […]

PSOE vice president, Carmen Calvo, has hinted that PSOE may change their proposal with Podemos this coming week. In a press statement, Mrs Calvo said that the party executive were to meet this week to discuss any new elements that could be included in a proposal to form a government with Podemos. However opposition parties […]

A number of earthquakes have been recorded locally in a town near to Alicante over the weekend. Two tremors were reported in the town of Jacarilla, the first of magnitude 3.2 and the second of magnitude 2.2. Emergency services were called to reports of the first quake at 9.12pm on Saturday. The second reported in […]

Four men aged between 18 to 25 years of age have been arrested on suspicion of the rape of a seventeen year-old girl. Officers of the Mossos d’Esquadra made the arrest in the Barcelona suburb of Manresa, after the victim contacted police. The four have been remanded in custody ahead of a court hearing. The […]

Weather agency Aemet has issued a weather warning for Tenerife, Gran Canaria and La Gomera for storm force winds in coastal areas. Storm force 7 winds are expected to build in the region tonight and last until Tuesday. People are being advised to avoid bathing in the sea, and also to be cautious in coastal […]

Passengers flying from local airports yesterday to and from London Gatwick airport faced delays and cancellations yesterday after a technical failure at the airports air traffic control system. Flights to and from the airport were suspended from shortly after 5pm until 7pm. Local departures faced delays and diversions due to the disruption. The post Flights […]

Albert Rivera, the leader of Cuidanos, has been admitted to hospital suffering from acute gastroenteritis, possibly caused due to salmonella poisoning. Mr Rivera was admitted to the HM Puerta del Sur hospital in the Madrid town of Móstoles yesterday afternoon. It’s not yet known how long he will remain in for treatment, but is understood […]

It may seem like months away, but tickets for this years El Gordo Christmas Lottery have gone on sale. The lottery – this year expected to pay out prizes worth 2.3 billion euros – is a huge seasonal tradition across Spain. This summers launch campaign features fortune tellers trying to predict where the biggest prizes […]

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